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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Reference #: 2362140
Keywords: worker

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219114

Salary: $4,079 to $4,968 per month (SR-20, Step C to H) 

Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.

This continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the State of Hawaii's Civil Service Job Opportunities Listing page of our website.

Duties Summary

The Professional Worker III (Public Debt Analyst) reflects the first independent worker level in a series of professional work. This position participates in the planning, coordination, and issuance of general obligation, special purpose, revenue, and other types of bonds for the State of Hawaii and other public and private organizations and agencies; participates in the development and execution of a comprehensive plan for each bond issue; gathers and evaluates data relating to each bond issue; analyzes bond structuring proposals and bond product proposals and assesses feasibility for State participation; ensures that each bond issue conforms to State and federal laws and regulations; keeps abreast of current market conditions; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Prerequisite Knowledge and Abilities Required:

Knowledge of:  Research methods and techniques; report writing, problem solving methods and techniques; principles, techniques, standards, policies, procedures, rules and regulations pertinent to the occupational specialty and program area (e.g., knowledge of accounting, finance, economics, and/or fiscal principles and practices; principles and practices of selling/purchasing bonds and securities as an investment or investments and investment banking; State and federal laws and regulations relating to sale of securities and government bonds, report writing; research methods and techniques).

Ability to: Obtain pertinent factual data; analyze and make sound recommendations as to the action to be taken; successfully complete assignments selected to develop the employee for higher level work; communicate effectively with others orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

General Experience: One and one-half (1 1/2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action. Such experience must have demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing, apply problem-solving methods and techniques, identify alternatives, use judgment in determining appropriate alternatives, and prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action. The work experience must also demonstrate a general knowledge of accounting, finance, economics, and/or fiscal principles and practices. 

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements for the Public Debt Analyst will apply.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements.

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Other Information

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.

The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.  To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.  For more information, please click:

The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner.  In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.

CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.